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Trump admin moves to ban bump stocks

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"Machine-gun", as defined by Congress, means multiple shots for a single operation of the trigger. Bump stocks manipulate the trigger again and again. This device cannot be a machine gun as defined in law; if they want to ban them, change the law through legislative action, not executive branch fiat.
I agree. Unfortunately thats not how the ATF works. Never has been. Maybe there will be a legal challenge that will finally get a definitive ruling from the SCOTUS on the 2nd Amendment...but I doubt anyone really has the stomach for the fight. Even the manufacturer bailed on the product a long time ago.
 

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Since the NRA is essentially non-existent at this point, there's no pressure anymore and Trump wants a win. Where's TD hiding??? I can't wait for the turtle to come out of his shell and explain it all to us!

1. The president can outlaw anything. Only Congress can do that.

2. A bump stock doesn't convert a semi-auto into a machine gun. The president can't change law neither.
 

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In my opinion it will stop bump stocks from being used. If someone else comes up with another way around the add-on (bump stocks.) that too can be addressed.:thumbs:
You can bump fire using rubber bands.
 

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not nearly as accurate as Jerry. I have shot in matches he was at-his Daughter Lena has won a bunch of stuff-I think she was the first woman to win a sectional title in PCC.
No doubt. He’s an amazing marksman. I you didn’t see it for yourself, most people wouldn’t think it possible to fire so rapidly and be so accurate. I know I couldn’t ever do that. His daughter couldn’t ask for a better teacher.
 

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No doubt. He’s an amazing marksman. I you didn’t see it for yourself, most people wouldn’t think it possible to fire so rapidly and be so accurate. I know I couldn’t ever do that. His daughter couldn’t ask for a better teacher.

She has won the world IPSC women's shotgun event IIRC and is a GM class shooter in the fast growing Pistol Cartridge Carbine Division (PCC)
 

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She has won the world IPSC women's shotgun event IIRC and is a GM class shooter in the fast growing Pistol Cartridge Carbine Division (PCC)
I’m gonna have to look her up on YouTube.
 

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Ummmm.....

Grip weapon. Press forward. Pull trigger. Commonly used for decades....long before bump stocks became a 'thing'.
I'm sure he is comfortable shooting at the ground that way. :roll:
 

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I'm sure he is comfortable shooting at the ground that way. :roll:

maybe he's shooting bottom feeders in a creek?
 

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